Posted on December 14th, 2020 by University Writing Center

I’m sure we’re all sick of hearing this year described as an “unprecedented time,” but that’s precisely what it is. As students, we can find it especially tough to stay on track with our writing assignments and stay sane at the same time. Consultants here at the UWC have compiled some general writing tips that …

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Posted on December 2nd, 2020 in Graduate Writing, UWC Events, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

Written by: Nathan M. You might have noticed that in the last month, we’ve started advertising a new weekly online event called the Write-on-Site. We’ve been meeting on Thursdays every week from 3-5pm on Zoom. If you’ve considered attending but maybe feel a little intimidated or unsure about it, then this blog post is for …

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Posted on December 1st, 2020 in Announcements, Difficult Conversations, Language, Opportunity, UWC Events, Writing Center Work by University Writing Center

By: Ethan M. Our fantastic consultant Ethan explains our on-going series, Difficult Conversations, and why exactly we should all learn to become more comfortable with being uncomfortable. If you’ve been checking up on the University Writing Center social media recently, you’ve undoubtedly seen the gorgeous flyers with quotes from April Baker-Bell’s book Linguistic Justice, urging you …

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Posted on October 29th, 2020 in Announcements, Language, Writing Center Work by lawelter

Written by: Emily S. Our amazing consultant Emily S. speaks on our new four-part video series: “Language Variation and the Writing Center!”, which is a short series that walks us through the value of all language, information about different dialects, and so much more! Language is hard. It’s a complex subject with many different layers, …

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Posted on October 27th, 2020 in Creative Writing, Opportunity, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

Written by: Zoe H. One of our amazing consultants Zoe H. discusses how writing is not only for academia, but also a personal experience for the every-day writer. I didn’t know I wanted to be a writer until late in my senior year of high school. I took a lot of personality tests until trying …

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Posted on May 5th, 2020 in Consulting, Language, Pedagogy, Thematics, Writing Center Work by University Writing Center

Written by: Hannah W. Our wonderful consultant Hannah has written a post that relates strongly to the essential mission of the UWC. The overriding goal in our consultations is to help support writers with writing in their own voice with their own ideas, and Hannah helps explain why. Throughout my life, I have taken part …

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Posted on April 16th, 2020 in Announcements, Consulting, Opportunity, Tutoring, Writing Center Work by University Writing Center

Written by: Emily R. I still remember my first encounter with the University Writing Center: I was a high school student on a campus visit, attending a panel on IUPUI’s academic resources. One of the panelists worked at the UWC, and as I listened to her describe her job I knew I wanted to become …

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Posted on April 9th, 2020 in Creative Writing, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

Written by: Emily S. As an accompaniment to Logan’s post from Tuesday, our marvelous consultant, Emily, has provided a set of helpful tips on how to create a comfortable and productive work environment at home. Within her advice she includes some useful links that lead to further research and articles that all of us can …

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